“Relationships and ADHD” [podcast episode #24]

In ADDitude’s ADHD Experts Podcast episode 24, marriage consultant Melissa Orlov offers relationship-saving advice on communicating clearly and fighting productively, allocating household duties, helping a partner who denies ADHD, and more.

ADHD couple at drive in movie
ADHD couple at drive in movie

Listen to “Relationships and ADHD” with Melissa Orlov

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In this hour-long webinar-on-demand, learn how ADHD affects relationships both from the perspective of someone with ADHD and someone in a relationship with an ADHDer, tips to communicate with your ADHD partner, knowing when it’s time to seek professional help, and more with Melissa Orlov.

This episode covers:

  • Understanding your partner’s ADHD and how it affects his/her motivation
  • How to communicate and fight with your ADHD partner
  • Tips on helping your partner when s/he denies ADHD
  • Knowing when it’s time to seek professional help
  • Strategies to allocate chores based on strengths and weaknesses

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This ADHD Experts webinar was first broadcast live on November 15, 2012.


Note on audio quality: This podcast is a recording of a webinar series, and the audio has been captured from telephone conversations, not recorded in a studio. Register to participate in the live webinars at: www.additude.com/webinars/

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